MULTAN - District administration has sealed a flour mill and ten shops over violations of flour supply instructions during a crackdown launched here on Monday.
In line with special directives of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Muhammad Tahir Watoo, the District Food Controller Ahmed Javed along with team launched a crackdown against flour mills and flour dealers involved in causing delay in supply of flour.
The officer imposed a fine of Rs 100,000 on various dealers for illegal hoarding of flour bags, registered two cases against hoarders and recovered 5500 bags of wheat during the crackdown.
The DC said that uninterrupted supply of wheat and flour was being ensured in the district. He said that strict arrangements have been made to prevent smuggling of wheat and flour and warned flour mill owners to ensure supply of flour in the market as per the quota.
District Food Controller Ahmed Javed said that inspection of flour supply from mills to market was being made and strict action was being taken against profiteers and hoarders.
BLIND MURDER CASE SOLVED, FOUR HELD
Police on Monday claimed to have solved a blind murder case and arrested four suspects including a woman during a special operation launched here.
According to police sources, Muhammad Ramzan s/o Mushtaq reported City Shujabad police on August 29 that his brother Waseem was walking on the road near Adda Chak R.S when two unidentified assailants shot him injured and escaped. He informed police that he was taking his injured brother to hospital but he succumbed to injuries.
The police registered case number 255/22 under section 302/34 against unknown outlaws and started the investigations into the incident.
Taking action on the case, the City Police Officer (CPO) Khurram Shahzad Haider formed a special team under the supervision of SP Sadar Division Salman Liaqat to arrest the criminals at the earliest. The police arrested four criminals involved in the case including Ramzan, Akram, Usman and Misbah Bibi.
During the interrogation, the arrested accused confessed that they killed the deceased Waseem due to a dispute he had with Ramzan over some business issues.